3 Days Ssese Island Tour Uganda

Safari Overview

3 Days Ssese Island tour takes you to the amazing islands of Ssese Island. Ssese Island has located in the Northwestern park of lake Victoria and it is approximately 51 kilometers from the mainland to the waters of Lake Victoria.

Ssese Island

Ssese Island

Ssese Islands has white sand and beach used for relaxation. Some of the activities you can do from Ssese islands include swimming, nature walks, boat ride, and bird watching. Ssese Island is a honeymoon destination and tour place for tourists who love being around the lake shores.

Brief Itinerary – 3 Days Ssese Island tour

  • Day 1: Botanical gardens or Zoo then transfer to Ssese Island
  • Day 2: Explore the Ssese Island
  • Day 3: Transfer back to Entebbe

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Detailed Itinerary – 3 Days Ssese Island tour

Day 1: Botanical gardens or Zoo then transfer to Ssese Island

After our early breakfast, we either visit Botanical gardens for a simple but productive nature walk with roaming species like Tantalus monkeys, Bohom’s tree squirrels, and other bird life like African pygmy Kingfisher, Hadada Ibis, Little egrets or we can choose to visit the zoo for the behind the scenes that include activities like; feeding the animals, interacting with the shoebill.

Botanical Gardens

Botanical Gardens

After that, we take a short drive to the ferry docking point waiting for our transfer to Ssese Island. The cruise on Lake Victoria lasts for 3 and a half hours and hence arriving in the evening for an overnight.

Meal Plan: Dinner and Breakfast

Accommodation options: Brovad sands lodge Kalangala, Ssese Habitat Resort, Pearl Gardens Beach Kalangala

Day 2: Explore the Ssese Island

After our breakfast, there are lots of activities like taking a forest walk to the point where John Speke the European explorer docked, visiting different islands, visiting the Oil Palm-nut gardens, taking a cruise on the lake, visiting the local villages, and engaging ourselves in other activities like; fish preserving methods. In the evening, we can choose to do a sundowner at the beach or do sport fishing or choose to relax at the hotel.

Overnight at: Brovad sands lodge Kalangala, Ssese Habitat Resort, Pearl Gardens Beach Kalangala

Day 3: Transfer back to Kampala

You will take early morning breakfast, and then check out from the lodge for transfer back to the airport. Head to the ferry side where you will board the ferry which leaves at 8:00 am, you will sail on Lake Victoria for about 3 hours to reach the Nakiwogo landing site.

The driver will then transport you to Entebbe international airport for your flight.

Included in the trip

  • Transport
  • Accommodation
  • Meals full board
  • Bottle water
  • Ssese fees
  • Nature walks fees
  • Excluded on the trip
  • Laundry services

Extra expanse which is not included in the itinerary

Route – 3 Days Ssese Island tour